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I thought practice would get me somewhere

I thought practice would get me somewhere it didn’t somewhere just appears practice arises within it I thought mantras would bring me cool experiences they didn’t mantras became an expression of the inexpressible in love with being itself I thought … Continue reading

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The Holy Goof

The Holy Goof by Garyji, an original contributor He was known as the Holy Goof mainly because he mostly sat around doing nothing much and he had a lot of spiritual books scattered around the cabin he shared with his … Continue reading

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Veni Sancte Spiritus

A few weeks ago, a friendly acquaintance of mine gave an amazing talk on how Christianity had touched his life, the Christian practices he had observed, Christian experiences, etc.

This talk sent me off down a few lines of inquiry:

  • How am I relating to the tradition I was born in to ?
  • Specifically, how am I relating to the Holy Spirit ? ( a big part of the talk involved the Holy Spirit)

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A Wholesome Practice

In 2001 I received Usui Reiki attunements to the “Teacher” level. Sitting quietly in someone’s living room for part of 3 Sunday afternoons after taking a class was all it took to invite the Reiki energy to move through this … Continue reading

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Dyscalculia

As an adult who freely and easily worked with math and numbers every day for years, to suddenly start losing this ability felt quite strange. None of the symptoms listed for dyscalculia applied except one: I was becoming “numerically dyslexic”. … Continue reading

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Gems, Minerals and an Effect on the Body

For thousands of years, people who could wore gems and minerals on their bodies. This has mainly been attributed to either aesthetics or a display of social status, since only the rich and/or politically powerful could afford such luxuries. Most … Continue reading

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Free E-books

Free e-books by Nirmala, Byron Katie, Nisargadata, Sogyal Rinpoche, Adyashanti, Paramahansa Yogananda and others. Check it! http://www.freespiritualebooks.com/ Free e-book by Lester Levenson: Keys to the Ultimate Freedom Free e-book by Peter Cutler: The Zen of Love Free e-book by Sadhu Om: The … Continue reading

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Heart Smile

[ This page excerpted from Heart Smile Training Institute  site] As the core practice of Heart-Smile Training, the main meditation practice gives us a fuller experience of wholeness in the here and the now by filling the body and mind … Continue reading

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Some Approaches to Physical Pain Through Meditation

Most of us experience physical pain at some point, due to injury or serious illness. Some people live with chronic pain which threatens their employment, their mobility, family life and relationships, mental health, or  even their wish to continue living. … Continue reading

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Favorite Books from Before When Cancer Books Took Over the Bookshelf

These below represent some of what I most enjoyed …in the last 3 years or so. Each shines brightly and offers much. The Zen of Love: Discover Your Own Awakened Heart 1000: The Levels of Consciousness and a Map of … Continue reading

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